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Course summary

This programme offers the opportunity to study all aspects of simulation as way of providing education and training to others, whilst grounding it firmly in a sound evidence based knowledge of educational theory and practice. Students have the opportunity to study all aspects of the theory and practice of health and medical education in the workplace, the design, and delivery of scenarios and simulation sessions, planning simulation facilities, programming simulators. Students also have the opportunity to study medical emergencies and managing risk, leadership and teamwork, business skills, and evidence based practice.


Core modules: Health and medical simulation: design and delivery; medical emergencies and human error, managing risk, improving services. Optional modules: Work based learning; leadership in practice; health disciplines project; evidence-based practice; health and medical education in the workplace.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a related discipline. Applicants with evidence of equivalent professional/academic experience will also be considered, normally 2 years full-time (or equivalent) experience within a relevant field of practice whilst enrolled on the programme. If English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24:
Health and Medical Simulation at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS